US banks lobbied hard for a rollback of the Volcker Rule and a return to proprietary trading to bolster profits. They will soon find that it’s now a different world.
The return of SAC Capital’s founder with a new venture reveals the complicated ethics of a post financial crisis world.
The unbundling of research costs will not only create more transparency but usher in a collapse and change in banking research.
The start of bitcoin futures may increase speculation and international regulatory risks as countries rein in credit.
The recent collapse of OBOR deals shows how inadequate financial regulation is starting to impact international transactions.
Liquidity requires symmetric information, which is easiest to achieve when everyone is ignorant.
HKEX and SFC recently decided to admit dual class share listings, but reject a start-up board. Their decisions will change key regulatory principles.
FSB’s recent paper on artificial intelligence and machine learning reveal how far we are from managing its unknown effects on financial markets.
Look beyond the lurid financial gossip and the Paradise Papers show how technology is opening the banking system to scrutiny.
Calls for EU wide deposit insurance are supposed to herald banking union. But regulatory enforcement, national policies and financial technology stand in the way.